Global strategist & Geopolitical analyst - Quintessentially Canadian.
Taufiq Rahim is the Executive Director of Globesight, a think- tank consultancy based in Dubai empowering social impact in the Middle East & North Africa. Working with leading philanthropic, public and private sector institutions on developing organizational, program, and partnership strategies, Globesight also develops original insights on key regional issues, including on education, youth employment, and refugees. Taufiq is also the Co-Founder of Progressa, a platform for executive education in emerging economies. He has served as an Expert with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, Visiting Fellow at the Dubai School of Government, and on the Steering Committee of the Cultural Dialogue in International Security Initiative at Chatham House. He publishes widely in offline and online media, and has provided frequent analysis on CNN, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, among other networks. Taufiq previously worked with McKinsey & Company, the United Nations in Lebanon, and the Aga Khan Foundation. He obtained his M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School and his A.B. from Princeton. He is originally from Vancouver, Canada.